‘Just As Essential As Gabby Petito,’ 20-Year-Old Vanishes After Multiple Domestic Violence Occurrences With Boyfriend

A worried mother is pleading for help while keeping that her missing daughter who adopted her “troubled” boyfriend across the nation is equally as essential as Gabby Petito, a murder victim whose disappearance captivated the planet captured.

Lateche Norris, 20, was last seen on November. 4 in a 7-Eleven store in North Park following days of fighting together with her 26-year-ex-boyfriend Frederick Cruz, 10 News North Park reports. She spoke to her mother on the telephone the following day. She is not been told by since. 

Police were first known as for an incident between Norris and Cruz once they experienced a battle in a Safeway supermarket in Los Gatos on Sept. 1, North Park outlet CBS 8 reports. Police arrested Norris on charges of domestic violence charges in those days. Days later, the happy couple moved from a condo and travelled to Indiana. On Sept. 27, they were given right into a fight for the reason that condition before both Norris and Cruz were arrested on charges of misdemeanor domestic battery, based on CBS 8.

On November. 1, as time passes apart, Norris travelled to North Park to get to know Cruz again. 

“My daughter adopted a troubled man here that they loves,” her mother Cheryl Master published on Facebook a week ago. 

She also disputed law enforcement’s prior claims that her daughter wasn’t in danger.

“My daughter is equally as essential as Gabby Petito! As though what went down to that particular sweet girl wasn’t heart breaking enough… the real tragedy is you learned NOTHING from this that can help stop this from happening again!” Master authored.

Police stated on Monday that Norris has become considered in danger, based on an announcement acquired by CBS 8. Master stated she is not in a position to achieve Cruz. She advised law enforcement and also the community to research her daughter’s disappearance more rigorously. 

“This may be the guy that introduced domestic violence charges directly into her existence!” she authored of Cruz, adding that “Lateche Norris comes with an army behind her and we are only likely to grow until she’s found and also you make a move to stop this from happening to other people.”

The situation does involve some parallels towards the Petito situation, that also spanned several states and involved domestic violence allegations. Bodycam footage demonstrated Petito, 22, and her boyfriend John Laundrie speaking to police carrying out a domestic violence call shortly before she disappeared. That video  motivated national conversations about domestic violence and what it is treated by police officials. 

Petito disappeared at the begining of September during a car trip with Laundrie, 23, starting off a nationwide search and galvanizing worldwide interest. Her family reported her missing greater than a week after Laundrie left the couple’s mix-country trip and came back to his parents’ home in North Port, Florida without her. A couple of days later, he themself disappeared and the family’s apparent desire not to provide information fueled anger in the public as well as inspired “Dog the Fugitive Hunter” to obtain involved.

Petito’s remains put together in Wyoming on Sept. 19 as well as an autopsy says she’d been strangled to dying. Investigators determined that Laundrie died from the self-inflicted gunshot wound after his partial skeletal remains put together in Florida in October.

Master states that, like Petito, her daughter’s “spirt is really a pressure to become believed with!”

“She’s a friend, she’s an advocate, she’s the lady who had been more excited to utilize special needs students than she was for promenade or homecoming,” she published on Facebook. “She’s enthusiast, she will not back lower from individuals who oppress others.”

Norris is referred to as 5 ft 8 inches tall, weighing 160 pounds with brownishOrdark hair and brown eyes. She was last seen putting on black leggings, a black sweatshirt, black and white-colored tennis footwear, and transporting a black and white-colored checkered backpack.

Anybody with any details are advised towards the Missing Persons Unit at 619-531-2277. You are able to remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.


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